Valuation Surveyor - South London
Are you a Valuation/Estates Surveyor looking for long term work in a busy London Borough?
If so this opportunity could give you just that.
Who will you be joining?
You will be joining an established team of Estates Professionals in the strategic management of a varied publicly owned property portfolio. Due to a bag log of valuations, rent reviews and general L&T matters this Borough needs additional support.
What will you do?
Within this role you will have a versatile list of responsibilities which includes the following:
Provide professional valuation and estates management services as necessary for operational, portfolio and surplus property,
Lease renewals, rent reviews, marketing, grant of leases and tenancies, freehold or leasehold disposals, non-domestic rating,
Asset valuation, fire insurance, development, planning applications and policy, acquisition including compulsory purchase, statutory transfers including Right to Buy, compensation and adverse possession.
Prepare written reports and communications for effective delivery of team services in appropriate media.
Provide timely and relevant advice and responses to queries verbally and/or in writing to Council members, officers, external bodies/partners and members of the public.
Represent the Council in meetings, arbitrations, legal proceedings and Inquiries with relation to delivery of team services.
Negotiate and liaise as required to deliver team services with internal and external colleagues, members of the public, Councillors, partners, suppliers, consultants, statutory bodies, local authorities and government departments and agencies.
Ensure the maintenance and development of records and computerised systems to facilitate delivery of team services.
Procure, commission, manage and liaise with external consultants and service providers for delivery of team services where required.
Contribute to delivery of performance targets and maintenance of necessary professional standards, keeping informed of new developments including case law and legislative frameworks to comply with statute and the Council constitution.
Contribute to development and implementation of business planning, systems and service delivery planning as required for the team and the department.
What do you need?
To be successful in your application for this role you will need to demonstrate the following on application and through the interview process:
MRICS or FRICS qualified in commercial property, valuation or residential property with minimum two years' relevant post qualification experience
Registered Valuer with the ability to do Redbook Valuations
Comprehensive knowledge of legal and guidance framework relevant to the post
Good understanding of local government and the issues facing local authorities relevant to the post and ability to operate in a politically sensitive environment
Good verbal and written communication skills in all relevant levels and environments
Good interpersonal skills and ability to function and contribute well as part of a team
Ability to manage, lead, supervise, guide and motivate staff
Ability to prepare accurate valuations, reports and briefings to deadlines
Good negotiation skills
Knowledge of project management and ability to operate as part of a project team or lead small projects
Ability to handle and prioritise a varied and demanding workload and contribute to section priorities and targets in line with relevant quality and regulatory standards
How will you benefit?
If you are successful in securing this role you will receive a day rate of £300 to £350 per day on an on-going contract basis.
What to do next?
We are expecting a huge response to this exciting opportunity so if you do not want to miss out, apply now, or get in contact with Declan Bacon on 023 9387 6045. We look forward to hearing from you today.